Would you like to fix the academic gaps between lower income students and middle class students in reading and math? The best way to do this is to develop strategies to avoid the “summer slump”.
Students have not always attended school 180 to 190 days. Juliet Lapidos investigated the history of the school calendar in 2007. The current calendar of school days began in the early 1900s. Prior to that, cities had long school years (Chicago – 240 days, Detroit – 260 days, etc.)…
Added by Kathy Frye, Ed.D. on May 29, 2012 at 10:41pm — No Comments
Depth and rigor, text complexity, close reading and re-reading are all high priorities in the Common Core English Language Arts Standards. How can we…Continue
March 14, 2012 (3.14) is National Pi Day! It is a day dedicated to celebrating Pi, the ratio of the circumference of the circle to its diameter. For math teachers throughout the world, Pi Day represents a chance to engage students in logic, reasoning and fun activities in mathematics. A person can use any circle…Continue
Added by Kathy Frye, Ed.D. on March 13, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments